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VISA to Spain
Documents Required

1. Duly filled out and signed Schengen visa application form (original and photocopy)
2. 1 recently taken passport-sized photo (not used in previous visas). See specification.
3. Current passport with at least 2 blank pages/ at least 6 months valid upon return
4. Previous passports
5. Proof of travel:
  Copy of the roundtrip airline booking with Passenger Registration Number (or booking number) and travel itinerary.
  Airline itinerary should cover your entry and exit to and from Spain and to all Schengen countries of destinations,including your exit and entry from MANILA TO MANILA (EXMANILA-LONDON-SCHENGEN-LONDONG-MANILA)
  The ticket should prove that the stay in the Schengen area does not exceed 90 days. It is recommended not to buy the ticket until the visa is granted.
6. Proof of Travel medical insurance coverage
  From an accredited Insurance Company
  The insurance must cover the entire period of intended stay, valid for all Schengen States and covering any expenses which may arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention, emergency hospital treatment or death during the stay. Minimum coverage of 30,000 euros.
7. Proof of accommodation
  Hotel confirmation or hotel voucher (to all Schengen states of destination)
  Carta de invitacion if you are staying in your relatives' or friends' house in Spain
8. If you are joining a cruise, please provide your booking certificate and the ship's itinerary
9. Any other land or tour arrangements
10. Proof of financial means of the applicant. One or more of the following documents may be submitted:.
  Bank certification, bank books
  Recent personal bank statement or balance over the last three months
  Income Tax Return
  International Credit Cards
  Rental income (if applicable)
11. Proof of occupation
  If employed:
Certificate of employment
Certificate of leave of absence
  If self-employed:
DTI/SEC registration of business
Income Tax Return
Business Financial Statement
  If student:
Proof of enrolment
Certificate of leave of absence if travelling during the school year
12. If minor travelling alone:
Affidavit of support & consent of parents/legal guardian
Photocopy of passport of parents/legal guardian
Proof of economic means of parents/legal guardian
Birth certificate of the minor
DSWD clearance
13. If travelling with spouse and/or children :
Marriage contract
Birth certificates of children
14. For spouse of EU nationals travelling with or meeting the EU citizen:
Proof of marriage: marriage contract, family book, marriage certificate
Photocopy of the EU national's passport
If applicable, valid visa(s) for the country (ies) of destination after leaving the Schengen territory based on the planned itinerary.
15. For non-Filipino applicants who have valid residence status in the Philippines:
Copy of Alien Certificate Registration (ACR) (ICR)
Re-entry permit
16. Photocopy of passport/s with old and new visa stamps from any countries
17 Itemized checklist/ document receipt can be downloaded by clicking here.
18. 1 long brown envelop

Other documents may be required by the Consulate General of Spain.
Enclose all your documents in a large brown envelop with the applicant's surname and name as well as the contact telephone numbers in bold letter on the upper corner of the envelope.
The applicant must come personally on the appointment date and must pay the visa fee upon submission of the application.
Always include 2 photocopies of the filled‐up application form and 1 photocopy of the rest of the documents.

Step 1
Short Stay visa applicants have the option to apply directly at the Consulate General of Spain. An appointment must be secured through calling our hotline +789 4904 or through email (info.esph@vfshelpline.com). Please click here for more details.

Spouses and family members of EU nationals must apply for short stay visa directly at the Spain Consulate General. VFS shall only book appointment but not process applications for the aforementioned cases. Spouses can walk in during Fridays at the Consulate to lodge their application, whilst family members should book an appointment by calling us at +789 4904 or email us at info.esph@vfshelpline.com. Also, applications for long stay visas and legalisation of documents have to be submitted and paid directly at the premises of the Consulate General of Spain on the day of the appointment. VFS will only book appointment for both long stay visas and legalisation cases.

Step 2
Only short term visas would be accepted at the VFS centre. For long stay visas and legalisation cases, please give us a call at +632-7894904 or email us at info.esph@vfshelpline.com with your complete name, passport number, contact numbers, preferred date and time of appointment. Also, kindly indicate whether this request is for long stay appointment or legalisation case. Please click here for details.

Step 3
Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa or how long it will take to process your application, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Consulate General.

Step 4
Please visit the link “All About Your Visas” to understand details of various visas.

Step 5
Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre.